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    NAA Update: How our industry is adapting to the latest challenges

    Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all still keeping safe and well… As always, I will just re-iterate that as an automotive cluster organisation, we are still here to support you; as a reminder, please see our information regarding Covid-19 business support using this link. Last month we facilitated the […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Paul Wingrove, Nickleby Design & Management Ltd

    This month’s In the Driving Seat article from Paul Wingrove is a good read, especially the issue with someone dressed as a tub of Utterly Butterly… NamePaul Wingrove CompanyNickleby Design & Management Ltd, Consultants PositionDirector Apart from thatSMMT, NAA, NEA, BCOC. Former School Governor, Current Chair of our local Scouting Group. Association with NAAIn a […]

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    NAA Event Review: Restarting the Automotive Sector in Exceptional Times

    On 2nd June, Growth Platform, the Liverpool City Region Growth Company, hosted a webinar on “Restarting the Automotive Sector in Exceptional Times”. Guest speakers included Paul Jones, CEO of NAA; PwC; Jaguar Land Rover and Bentley Motors… The content built on the existing Government Issued Guidance for businesses on Covid-19, by covering complementary Industry Developed […]

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    NAA Event Review: Leadership – Feedback in a Virtual Environment

    Giving and receiving feedback is even more important today – 65% of employees want more feedback than they are currently getting… Feedback is a simple but effective tool for improving performance, but it is crucial that it is delivered appropriately. Our new normal of working remotely, and without the usual face-to-face contact, can make this […]

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    NAA Event Review: How To Win With LinkedIn

    The latest NAA webinar focused on the digital platform, LinkedIn, to give attendees a wealth of information on how to get started and get LinkedIn working for them… Paul Limb, Managing Director of ActionCOACH Bolton, presented the webinar. ActionCOACH has a team of LinkedIn Instruct Instructors, trained by LinkedIn themselves, so this webinar was filled […]

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    NAA Member News: 3DGBIRE Printing BTCC Car Parts

    The 3DGBIRE team paid a visit to Team Dynamics Motorsport and their Raise 3D Pro 2 Plus… Team Dynamics has been printing a number of parts for its Honda Type R BTCC car and has recouped the cost of its printer within the first year of printing. Air intakes, bonnet louvers, break duct blanks, supports, […]

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    NAA Member News: New Bentley Bentayga

    On 30th June Bentley announced details of the new Bentayga – the first car launched under Bentley’s Beyond100 business plan… More than 20,000 Bentaygas have been handcrafted since the car’s launch, which is more than any of its competitors. A new exterior design adopts the Bentley design DNA now prevalent across the entire model range. […]

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    NAA Member News: YoYo Multidrops enables commercial vehicle loads to be exchanged in under two minutes

    After five years of development, YoYo Multidrops is launching a new system for the light commercial vehicle (LCV) sector which will revolutionise logistics for the ‘last mile drop’… YoYo MultiDrops™ transforms a LCV 3.5t/4.25t chassis into a multi-use, multi-role vehicle, capable of being used in mixed fleets with unlimited types of bodies. The unique system […]

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    NAA Partner News: Make UK’s Q2 Manufacturing Outlook report

    Make UK’s Q2 Manufacturing Outlook report has recently been published and the key message is that an immediate stimulus package for manufacturers should lead measures to boost investment and save jobs… Key findings of the report: Output plunges to lowest level in 30 year survey history UK and export orders at lows comparable to financial […]

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    Industry News: Lancaster University interns can help manufacturers respond to Covid-19 challenge

    Lancashire’s manufacturing and engineering businesses can secure a fully-funded intern this summer through Lancaster University to provide new skills, bright ideas and fresh talent to help navigate Covid-19 challenges… As lockdown restrictions slowly lift and the economy begins to open up, some businesses are grappling with how to overcome the serious challenges faced during, and […]

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